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December 19, 2014

PBOT hopes new signs, markings fix tricky Williams Ave intersection

A closer look at one of our concerns on Williams Avenue, and what PBOT plans to do about it.


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Weekend Event Guide: Holiday lights, braving the elements, makers, and more

You know what's great about this town? Even with the cold/wet weather and the holiday season craziness, there are still fun bike rides and events to take part in.


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Jobs of the Week: Quality Bicycle Products, Trek Travel, Chris King

Some of the bike world’s best companies have posted new job opportunities this past week. If you’re looking to break into the industry, check them out in the links below… Marketing Manager – Quality Bicycle Products Communications Specialist – Chris King Precision Components Graphic Designer – Chris King Precision Components Bike Mechanics, Tour Guide – Read More »


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December 18, 2014

The BikePortland Podcast will again take your questions

We answer them on the air. They can be about anything related to 2014 and 2015.


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City makes deal to legalize Uber, sharpening deadline for safety requirements

If street safety advocates hope to put safety requirements on Uber drivers, they'd better move fast


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DeFazio leads trio requesting GAO investigation into bike/walk safety

Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio is taking his fight for bicycle safety to the United States Government Accountability Office.


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With or without Vision Zero, a safer Barbur might be an economic win

Redesigning Barbur might pay off, considering the economic cost of injuries and deaths.


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Teen involved in throwing bricks at bike riders implicated in high school shooting

The law has caught up to a teenager who threw bricks at three men riding their bicycles in northeast Portland back in April. 16-year-old Marquise D’Angelo Murphy was picked up by police in Keizer, Oregon Tuesday night in connection with a shooting at a high school in north Portland on December 12th. Murphy was also Read More »


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December 17, 2014

Tonight: BTA hosts first-ever Bike Advocacy Clinic

Learn the advocacy ropes. For free! Tonight thanks to the BTA.


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Portland Commissioner Nick Fish “sad” after getting his bike stolen

Commissioner Fish got his bike stolen last night. (I guess that's one way to raise the profile of an issue.)


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December 15, 2014

Partner Profile: APANO

The BTA is part of a diverse coalition working to get Safe Routes to School programs at every school district in the Portland metro-area. Meet some […]

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December 12, 2014

ODOT Report on Traffic Impact of SW Barbur Construction Validates Call for Safety

The Bicycle Transportation Alliance calls upon the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) to put safety first and install new physically separated bike lanes and sidewalks across […]

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COOL ROUTE: St. Johns Loop

Take a spin over the majestic St. Johns...

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Deadline for Jump Start Bike Safety Education Application EXTENDED!

Ordinarily, at this time in the year we would be approaching the deadline to apply for the Jump Start youth bike safety education program, but this […]

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December 11, 2014

Exciting Paid Internship Opportunity: Alice Awards Procurement Officer

Are you interested in hands-on experience working in the non-profit world with business engagement, development, and fundraising? Apply for the Procurement Officer Intern for the 2015 […]

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Partner Profile: Safe Routes to School National Partnership

The BTA is part of a diverse coalition working to get Safe Routes to School programs at every school district in the Portland metro-area. Meet some […]

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December 10, 2014

Want to make streets safe For Every Kid? Sign the petition!

In the coming months, Metro Council has the opportunity to dedicate critical funding that could shape a healthy future for every kid in Multnomah, Clackamas, and […]

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December 09, 2014

WATCH THIS > bike ♥

A lovely...

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December 04, 2014

Partner Profile: Upstream Public Health

The BTA is part of a diverse coalition working to get Safe Routes to School programs at every school district in the Portland metro-area. Meet some […]

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December 03, 2014

Sign the petition to support safe routes to school For Every Kid!

    Join us as we fight to ensure health and safety for every kid by urging Metro to invest in safe routes to school for […]

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December 02, 2014

Fall on a Bike

We love riding in...

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#KeepRiding: Jonathan Maus, BikePortland

Look good, feel good. The #KeepRiding project has all the resources you need to stay warm and dry on your bike, all winter...

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Member Spotlight: John Furtado

For John Furtado, bicycling means everything, “It is a vehicle not only for transportation and exercise but also for challenge, adventure, exploration, interpersonal connections, private time, […]

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December 01, 2014

The Ultimate Guide to Washing Wool

Caring for wool can be intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. ORbike contributor Jessie Kwak breaks it down for...

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Beginner Maintenance Classes

Wintertime: perfect time for...

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North Portland Bikeworks Winter Formal Sale

One part bike sale, one part party. Score big at the North Portland Bikeworks 30% off Winter Formal...

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N. Tualatin Mountains

Weigh in on plans for a new Metro park area just north of Forest...

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Shift into Relaxation Mode at Shift Vacation Rentals!

Shift Vacation Rentals, located in the heart of Northeast’s Alberta neighborhood, has everything you need to experience Portland as the locals do. Right now Shift is […]

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November 28, 2014

Seven Feathers Casino Resort: Not Your Average Biking Holiday

After a long day of biking, enjoy the...

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November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving!

And now a word from this...

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November 26, 2014

N. Williams Work Zone Update: Letter of concern written to PBOT

We know a significant portion of our members and readers bike and walk along North Williams, and many of you have expressed concern over the construction […]

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November 21, 2014

How We Get There Matters: Transportation Policy and Health Training, December 11, 2015

When: December 11, 2014 (Full Day Training) Where: Metro Regional Center, 600 NE Grand, Portland, OR You see the results of inactivity in your medical practice […]

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